Discover northern Phu Quoc Island

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Phu Quoc is getting more and more popular in and out of country because of its pure beauty. Take this tour, you will have a chance to discover at the hidden charm of a tropical island and the local specialties. Exploring once the wonderful trip, you will actually get unforgettable memories.

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What You Expect

Located in the north of the island, there are many farms and factories of which products are popular not only in Vietnam but also in the world. You will able to visit te Fish sauce factory, Sim wine factory, Pepper farm, Bee farm, etc. try them as a local and learn how to make these such products.

Visit the Phu Quoc national park, which cover more than 50% of the island. It definitely will be a worthy place to enjoy. Taking a walk along the park path will get you closer to the nature and make your more appreciate the Mother Nature.  Move to Cape Ganh Dau, you can see the mountains of Cambodia. Its good place to take picture with many reefs, rocks and beautiful ocean. Take your short break at Vung Bau Beach, that has solace, tranquil water and soft sand. Crossing the Cua Can River, which runs through the natural forest.

Ganh Dau Cape via Home is where your bag is 

Ganh Dau Cape

Ganh Dau cape is located in the northern section of Phu Quoc Island, which pristine forests, mountains, seas remain intact. Compared to southern North Island is sparsely populated and much poorer. However, natural beauty, are not inferior, Ganh Dau is an example. Here is a bow beach running over 500 meters long, shielded by two mountains. Standing on Ganh Dau, you can see Ta Lon mountain of Cambodia. Ganh Dau has a lot of corals, rocks and other kinds of fish, particularly red grouper. Seafood here is cheap that caught by the fishermen and cooked on the spot to be ready for you to enjoy.

The most interesting thing when you visit Ganh Dau is that you can be just swimming and watching the borderland between Vietnam and Cambodia. If you like exploring you can rent boats to come two islands offshore: Hon Ban and Hon Thay Boi.. The shape of Phu Quoc Pearl Island is like a fish tail thrashed, swim to the north, the fish opened its mouth wide. That mouth is Ganh Dau, where primary forest is stopped before the white sand beaches and magnificent rock section opening the vast sky to the sea …

From Duong Dong town, bike back to the North Island. Just off the bustling town saw a little red dirt roads through peaceful villages, past the Phu Quoc National Park, the Northwest is to the fore Ganh Dau. In addition, visitors can also choose the western route, the Rach Tram up Ganh Dau by sea.

Phu Quoc National Park

About 90% of Phu Quoc is forested and the trees and adjoining marine environment enjoy official protection. This is the last large stand of forest in the south, and in 2010 the park was declared a Unesco Biosphere Reserve. The forest is densest in northern Phu Quoc, in the Khu Rung Nguyen Sinh forest reserve; you’ll need a motorbike or mountain bike to tackle the bumpy dirt roads that cut through it. There are no real hiking trails.

Phu Quoc National Park via du lich dao Phu Quoc 

Vung Bau Beach on Phu Quoc Island

Along a scenic route, that connects Ganh Dau and Cua Can, you pass Vung Bau Beach. There are almost no people and no guards. It is a beautiful getaway from the tourist areas. Follow the street from Duong Dong to Cua Can. North of Ong Lang Beach you pass Hoang Yen Resort, cross a bridge and turn left. Follow the street and you will find a picturesque fishing village, Le Bat. From there follow the scenic route, that takes you through the forest and past Mũi Ông Quới, which translates into the “Nose of Mr. Quoi”. After that, the dirt road follows Vung Bau Beach. The southern part of the beach is largely abandoned. You see a couple nice rock formations next to the “Nose” and collectors can find lots of nice, tropical shells and coral fragments that are washed ashore. The sand is powdery and nearly white. Of course the beach is not completely free of trash, but considering the fact that it’s not patrolled, it’s pretty nice. There are also trees above the waterline that provide a decent shadow. If you want to spend some time here, mind that there are no shops around, so bring some water. Further to north, a bridge crosses a creek that ends in a beautiful lagoon. After that bridge, the area gets more populated with resorts again. Mui Mong Tay is a scenic photo location as well and marks the northern end of Vung Bau Beach. Hon Mong Tay, Fingernail Island, is a popular destination for scuba diving.

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